Internet Explorer 11 local computer zone unsigned ActiveX installation

By design Issue #1001140

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Oct 28, 2014
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Repro Steps:

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Get an unsigned CAB archive with an INF file inside and use a program that hosts IE to try to install it via ActiveX install method. If I remember right this method uses the “codebase” attribute of the “object” html tag.

Expected Results:

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a prompt asking to install an unsigned CAB archive appears to install CAB archives via IE ActiveX installation method.

Actual Results:

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Dev Channel specific:

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    • Microsoft Edge Team

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      Changed Status from “Confirmed” to “By design”

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